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North of Tyne Combined Authority

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… their own policy frameworks. 1.3 At a national level, we have seen carbon reduction passed into law, with the UK Government committing to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. This builds on the 2008 Climate Change Act and puts the UK in a strong global leadership position with regard to its regulatory and policy framework. Meeting this target requires emissions from homes, transport, farming…

…, local authorities and regions – in the shape of firm net-zero targets which typically range from 2030 to 2050, and in emerging investment and delivery plans. Several local authorities have brought forward operational plans to decarbonise their operations within a short timeframe, and we are seeing new approaches to sustainable energy, waste disposal and transport (in particular) emerge…

… natural assets. For example: • North Tyneside is investing in CO2 and NOX reduction across its bus fleet – securing funding to retrofit 69 buses as part of a wider investment plan in climate emergency • Newcastle has launched a high-profile Taskforce and has led the way on bold measures to improve air quality in the city centre. • Northumberland has published plans for a 2030 net zero

… tCO2e (latest 2017/18 figures tCO2e 36,347). • Northumberland county carbon neutral or net zero by 2030. Newcastle City Council • Carbon neutral by 2030, taking into account both production and consumption emissions. • Power city with 100% clean energy by 2050. North Tyneside Council • Half Authority (2010/11 baseline) and Borough’s (2005 baseline) carbon footprint by 2023, four…

…, with a decrease over the North of Tyne area of 38.5% (Northumberland 40.5%; North Tyneside 38.9%; Newcastle 35.0%). Despite this, there is still a long way to go to reach net zero targets. 1 BEIS provided a ‘subset dataset’ which represents the carbon emissions within the scope of influence of LAs. It excludes emissions LAs’s don’t have direct influence over such as aviation and emissions belonging…


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